2012 Schedule (January To June)



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January 14

February 11

March 10

April 14

May 12

June 16

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January 14 - "Aquatic Invasive Species and Asian Carp - Impacts to Lake Erie"
David O. Kelch, Associate Professor, Aquatic Invasive Species Program Coordinator, Ohio Sea Grant Program, OSU Extension

February 11 - "Discovering the Mound and Earthwork Builders of Northern Ohio, Museum Archaeology at the Heckleman Site"
Brian Redmond, Ph.D. - CMNH Curator of Archaeology

March 10 - "Mushrooms of Ohio - A Sampling of the Diverse and Interesting Fungi in Your Backyard"
Jerry Pepera, Amateur Mycologist

April 14 - "Mentor Marsh - The Green Ribbon: Updates On Our Challenges & Opportunities"
Becky Donaldson, Mentor Marsh Naturalist

May 12 -
"From Burning Rivers to Living Rivers: Crisis and Opportunity For Sustaining Global Fresh Water"
Jeff Opperman, Senior Freshwater Scientist,
The Nature Conservancy

June 16 - (3rd Saturday) - "Snakes and Their Reptilian Kin: Fascinating and Beautiful! ...You, Too, Can Learn to Love Them"
Charles Voracek, Herpetologist, Retired (Cleveland MetroParks Zoo)

Please Note:
We generally meet in the Rare Book Room of The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, located on the 2nd floor next to the Library.

We begin our "Coffee and Conversation" at 9:30 a.m, and our meeting follows at 10:00 a.m.
Please consider yourself, and a friend if you wish, invited to attend one of our next meetings as our guest(s).

Updated 1/16/12